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Addiction Video VideoMD This video by PBS Second Opinion includes a discussion with Dr. Gloria Baciewicz, a psychiatrist, and William Moyers, author of Broken, about what an addiction is, how the brain is involved and what good treatment looks like.
Technology Addiction University of California Television (UCTV) Technology plays a large role in our everyday lives. It can be a helpful tool or a distraction but is there a point where it becomes a danger? Andrew Doan, M.D., Ph.D. joins David Granet, MD to discuss the warning signs of technology addiction and what we can do to prevent it.
The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH) The National Institute on Drug Abuse introduces The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction. This video is an application of James Reason’s Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation (1990) to the risk of addictive disorders. The model helps us understand why not everyone who abuses a drug becomes addicted and why it is currently not possible to predict who will.